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Egyptians speak out against graffiti removal
Move to clean up walls painted with slogans, seen as symbol of uprising, draws criticism from people.
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2012 03:37

There has been an outcry in Egypt over the government's move to clean up graffiti.

Authorities have painted over a wall at iconic Tahrir Square that was covered in revolutionary slogans, and was seen as a symbol of the uprising.

But activists and artists believe the graffiti is a symbol of resistance, and pledge voices on the walls won't be silenced.

Al Jazeera's Stephanie Dekker reports from Cairo.

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